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Venable's big hit helps Padres beat Diamondbacks 6-5

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San Diego Padres' Will Venable slides into home plate to score a run as Arizona Diamondbacks' Tuffy Gosewisch, left, waits for a late throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) San Diego Padres' Will Venable slides into home plate to score a run as Arizona Diamondbacks' Tuffy Gosewisch, left, waits for a late throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
San Diego Padres' Will Venable, right, celebrates his run scored against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) San Diego Padres' Will Venable, right, celebrates his run scored against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
San Diego Padres' Wil Myers, right, rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Arizona Diamondbacks' Jeremy Hellickson (58) during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) San Diego Padres' Wil Myers, right, rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Arizona Diamondbacks' Jeremy Hellickson (58) during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
San Diego Padres' James Shields (33) grimaces after giving up a home run to Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock, right, during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) San Diego Padres' James Shields (33) grimaces after giving up a home run to Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock, right, during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 8, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

PHOENIX (AP) — Will Venable homered and then singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the San Diego Padres bullpen made the lead last for three innings in a 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.

Venable's hit in the seventh off reliever Enrique Burgos (0-1) drove in Justin Upton from second base.

The teams combined for six home runs, four by the Diamondbacks, who rallied from a three-run deficit to tie the score at 5 after back-to-back home runs by Paul Goldschmidt and David Peralta.

Wil Myers had a career-high four hits for the Padres, including a home run in the fifth.

Relievers Brandon Maurer, Joaquin Benoit and Craig Kimbrel shut down the Diamondbacks over the final three innings. Kimbrel earned his ninth save.

The Diamondbacks scored all their runs via home runs off Padres starter James Shields (4-0).

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